audio example by a male speaker
audio example by a female speaker
the above transcription of tombs is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.
press buttons with phonetic symbols to learn how to precisely pronounce each sound of tombs
press the "test" button to check how closely you can replicate the pitch of a native speaker in your pronunciation of tombs
An example use of tombs in a speech by a native speaker of american english:
“… when we got to the tombs it was after 9 …”
the word tombs occurs in english on average 1.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.